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Five men charged in bishop's shooting

September 23, 2009 8:53:42 AM PDT
Five men are charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Roman Catholic bishop outside a Riverside County church.Riverside County prosecutors believe Bishop Antonio Garduno was shot during a botched robbery attempt at Our Lady of Tepeyac church Sept. 15.

Prosecutors say the five suspects in his shooting are also charged with robbery for an alleged crime spree that targeted restaurants in two counties.

The bishop was hospitalized after the shooting, but he's expected to survive.

The five suspects are due to be arraigned on Sept. 30.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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